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post #10 of Old 08-21-2007
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Just be careful and don't put the Wagon before the Horse.
(How does that saying go?)

Its a wonderful dream, purchase a boat and sail off to distant islands.
There are a lot of us out there who have been sailing for many years, who still would be hesitant to take on such a demanding test.

Long Range Cruising is not for the inexperienced.
Stuff happens and you had better be preppared for the worste.
If your not, than peoples lives become endangered.

I would ask that you slow down a little and seriuosly think about what you are intendending on doing. As a new sailor with little experience, I would think that a few years under your belt before sailing across the Pacific would be needed.

Nothing wrong with the dream, just don't rush into it.

Courtney is My Hero

If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most - E.B. White
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